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I have no idea what species of Peony this is, but I loved the way it glowed!

Thanks so much once more for all your wonderful comments.

It's Friday and the weekend starts tonight!

Have a good one!

Carol

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon Powershot SX20 IS
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:26 Jun 2011 - 3:32 PM
Focal Length:9.4mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/3.5
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:From the Darkness
Username:gingerdelight gingerdelight
Uploaded:5 Aug 2011 - 7:29 AM
Tags:Flower, Flowers & plants, Peony, Petals, Pink
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2011 - 7:35 AM

Beautiful lighting, Carol, very well captured. Have a great weekend. Carol

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Shootme
Shootme  5 England
5 Aug 2011 - 7:41 AM

What a cracking shot, fantastic light and very strong colour, beautiful.

Jim.

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stokesy
stokesy  3 Scotland
5 Aug 2011 - 7:54 AM

this is a good one all sets up a nice image, ronnie

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2011 - 8:11 AM

wonderful colour and light carol brilliant detail love the comp a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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acousticmist
5 Aug 2011 - 8:57 AM

Beautiful...............Martin

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2011 - 9:23 AM

Such an apt title, Carol! Beautifully handled.
Bill

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2011 - 9:25 AM

Almost as if caught in a spotlight, Carol: it resembles a pinker version of "Bowl of Beauty" but I don't recall seeing this species. Whatever it is,you have captured and presented it so well.
Ronnie.

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gingerdelight

It was growing near the Bowl of Beauty plants Ronnie, so maybe a species of this?

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pdcche
pdcche  3 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2011 - 9:38 AM

Beautiful shot Carol, nice lighting, detail and colour.. Peter

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digital_boi
5 Aug 2011 - 9:52 AM

hmm i always thought a bowl of beauty was crisps and a pint of beer ah weel you live and learn TongueTongueTongue you have captured great light and shadow in this one it does glow and i love the dark saturation of the greens

Graham GrinGrinGrin

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2011 - 12:44 PM

The glow is spectacular! well seen!

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2011 - 12:51 PM

What lovely light well done
mike

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2011 - 1:10 PM

Certainly glows well Carol, well worked.

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Dilys
Dilys  3 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2011 - 1:45 PM

This is really lovely
Kathy

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
5 Aug 2011 - 1:56 PM

It's lovely! Good image. IB

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
5 Aug 2011 - 2:59 PM

A beautiful image, great light.

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2011 - 3:41 PM

C,mon Carol,another flower you do not know the name off.
Be like me and upload rust all the time,and you are always sure what it is called !!
Anyway,since it is from the darkness,I reckon it is a mushroom !!
Mick.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2011 - 4:17 PM

Certainly does glow, Carol - almost looks like it's on fire! Wink Very beautiful, and very nicely captured and presented Smile
Trev Smile

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Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2011 - 4:33 PM

Superb, just superb.
Ray

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2011 - 4:34 PM

Glowingly beautiful Carol.

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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2011 - 5:21 PM

Superb crisp detail and great light.

Best Matt

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Beverleycole
5 Aug 2011 - 6:36 PM

this is nice carol.............looks fab with the glow on the flower head
beverleyGrin

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
5 Aug 2011 - 7:47 PM

Very lovely against the dark bg. But don't think it is a Peony, think it is a Neony GrinTongueWink. Moira

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SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2011 - 9:23 PM

A beautiful capture, lovely colour.
Steve.

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
6 Aug 2011 - 10:07 AM

Great image Carol.
Brian

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2011 - 7:06 PM

This is gorgeous, Carol, and I didn't even recognise it as a peony!

Andrew

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Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris e2 Member 42310 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
7 Aug 2011 - 8:43 PM

A beautiful shot Carol - looks like flames (well, pink flames!!) Lou

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MikeGreaves
7 Aug 2011 - 8:56 PM

A stunning and beautiful image,great shot Carol Smile
Mike

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amarmishra1910
11 Aug 2011 - 4:56 PM

Superb lighting and a beautiful composition, nice shot.....

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Jodyw17
Jodyw17 e2 Member 4Jodyw17 vcard United Kingdom
11 Aug 2011 - 9:04 PM

Superb!

well taken

Jody

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2011 - 9:59 PM

A real eyecatcher Carol

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